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Family Day on Aragon!

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

When a magic trick goes awry, the magician M. Lapin becomes a sad rabbit while his rabbit assistant, Houdini, becomes the star of the show. In his most amazing trick ever, he restores M. Lapin to his former self! Celebrating generosity & teamwork—and of course magic! FAMILY DAY ON ARAGON Reading RABBIT MAGIC by Meg...

Family Day on Aragon!

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

We’re celebrating one of the most beloved characters in classic children’s literature to ring in the new year! She’s a spirited little girl full of good humor and wit and her name is Madeline. Join us for a story time and photo op with the girl herself! FAMILY DAY ON ARAGON story time reading of...

Read to a Child Fundraiser with Emma Otheguy

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

READ TO A CHILD FUNDRAISER Featuring Keynote Guest: Children’s Writer EMMA OTHEGUY discussing Marti’s Song of Freedom (Children’s Book Press, $17.95) Tuesday, January 23, 6pm Coral Gables   *Bilingual event José Martí (1853-1895) is Cuba's national hero, patriotic leader, and writer. As a boy, he was inspired by the natural world. He found freedom in the...

Kim Cameron

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Seaper Powers is a magical tale about a little girl who travels off to an island vacation and finds that magical sea grass transforms her ability to talk to fish! She befriends two unlikely sea creatures as they search for buried treasure. Mom's and Dad's will love this book which has a positive message about friendship...

Family Day on Aragon! Storytime & Craft

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

LOVE is in the air, and throughout the heartfelt and beautiful latest publication from Newbery Medal winning author, Matt de la Peña and bestselling illustrator Loren Long. Let’s read about the myriad ways we experience this universal bond and indulge in some sweet treats. Make a day of it: Enjoy a 5$ screening of Shrek...

2017-2018 Junior Orange Bowl Creative Writing Award Ceremony

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Junior Orange Bowl Creative Writing Award Ceremony Contest Theme: “In Light of Natural Disasters and Conflict in the World, What Does Peace Mean to Me?” Creative Writing The Junior Orange Bowl is a non-profit organization that hosts cultural and sports events for the youth of our community. In partnership with the South Florida Writers Association,...

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Reading Circle with Read to Learn Books for Free

Join us for Dr. Seuss's Birthday Celebration & Reading Circle in partnership with Read to Learn Books for Free and the Pinecrest Branch of the Miami-Dade Public Library System at our Suniland Shops location.  We'll be reading our favorite Dr. Seuss books, indulging in sweet treats and creating a special craft. Please, bring a gift: a...

Junot Díaz

Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus Auditorium 300 NE 2nd Ave, Bldg 1, 2nd Floor, Miami

Online ticket sales for this event have now ended but walks ups are welcome. First come, first served. Limited seats available. Join us for an Evening with Junot Diaz, where he will speak on the genesis of his first picture book, Islandborn, a beautifully illustrated and moving meditation on the immigrant experience as a young...

Silvia Lopez

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

“the affirming vision of adoptive sibling bonding is welcome…a book to broaden collections about families.” - Kirkus Review, February 2018 This debut picture book by local author Silvia Lopez is a gentle story about love and acceptance within a multicultural, multiracial family.  Meili, six years old and adopted from China, isn't happy to learn that she...

Chelsea Clinton

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Books & Books presents CHELSEA CLINTON signing She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History (Philomel Books, $17.99) AUTOGRAPHING ONLY She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History is a companion to Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger’s #1 New York Times bestselling picture book, She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed...

Ann Gorman

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

The lovable character of Ms. Whisk, along with her kindergarten class, create magic through food. While the children are creating a recipe from somewhere around the world, the room magically changes into that country. This magic sparks questions and all of the excitement makes Ms. Whisk very happy, because she knows her students are ready...

Samantha Caprio

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

The tragic loss of her best friend, Josie Lee, leaves ten-year-old Seraphina questioning her destiny, until she learns she's the chosen one. Seraphina is whisked away by a frantic, talking butterfly on a quest to bring order back to a world inside a rainbow called Raiven with its six different, colored- realms by finding and...

Zack Bush

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

JUST IN TIME FOR FATHER’S DAY! JOIN US TO CELEBRATE THE VIRAL HIT CHILDREN’S BOOK, “MADE FOR ME”! RSVP HERE Of all the children that ever could be, You are the one made just for me. From a child's first uttered "Dada" to his or her first unsteady steps, nothing can adequately convey the joy...

Jonathan Voss

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Join us for this special storytime and bring your favorite plush friend! In the spirit of Goodnight Moon and The Night Gardener comes a heartwarming picture book about friendship that is sure to become a classic from debut author-illustrator Jonathan D. Voss. Olive is a little girl who likes the types of adventures that exist in books. Her best...

Rosemarie Cole

Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour

“The Playground Bully” is a new children’s book by author Rosemarie Cole that could change the hearts of bullies. We are at a crucial time in our society when the victims of bullying are very much highlighted in the media. “The Playground Bully” may have an antedote to prevent bullying... Four year old Nico was seated...

Tommy Tortuga

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Tommy Tortuga is a charming, fully illustrated children’s book that’s easy to adore.  The first two volumes are written using rhymes, alliteration, onomatopoeia and metaphors.  Each page contains a secret hidden image.  This timely tale follows Tommy on an adventure where he takes initiative, uses creativity and learns a surprising secret skill that he quickly learns...

August Reading Circle

Books & Books at Suniland Shops 11297 South Dixie Highway, Pinecrest

Share the love of books with us & Read to Learn Books for Free at our Suniland store every second Saturday!

Pablo Cartaya

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Marcus Vega is six feet tall, 180 pounds, and the owner of a premature mustache. When you look like this and you’re only in the eighth grade, you’re both a threat and a target. After a fight at school leaves Marcus facing suspension, Marcus’s mom decides it’s time for a change of environment. She takes...

FAMILY DAY ON ARAGON: Tamara B. Rodriguez

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Teo the Great, the sequel to Hair to the Queen!, is a story about a courageous boy that beats cancer against all odds! With the support of his family and friends, Teo finds the strength to live his best life and offer hope to others. This picture book is a light read for all ages....

Yuyi Morales

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Caldecott Honor artist and five-time Pura Belpré Award winner Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story in this picture-book tribute to the transformative power of hope . . . and reading. RSVP HERE In 1994, Yuyi Morales left her home in Xalapa, Mexico and came to the US with her infant son. She left behind...

Brad Meltzer

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Neil Armstrong’s journey to the moon is the focus of the fifteenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great–the traits that kids can aspire to in order to live heroically themselves. Each book tells the story of...

Susan Marie Chapman

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

This is a story about twin sisters. It is about their love for each other and their strong bond. It is also about how they are the same but very different. It is a true story. I used photographs taken over the years to illustrate each and every page. I hope this book brings to...

Gigi Costa

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Have you heard of the little boy named Oliver is a fully illustrated children's book that tells the story of an acquisitive little boy who learns to have patience. He realizes that rather than getting new things all year long, it is best to wait for Christmas morning. This story is a great lesson in...

Amanda Lucidon

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

A collection of striking and intimate photographs of Michelle Obama, coupled with personal reflections and behind-the-scenes stories from official White House photographer and New York Times bestselling author of Chasing Light, Amanda Lucidon, presented in a deluxe format for young readers. This stunning and revealing collection of seventy photographs captures and celebrates Mrs. Obama's White House years and...

Mike Curato

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Best friends Little Elliot and Mouse are back for another adventure―and this time, they're looking for Christmas spirit! Little Elliot the elephant isn't quite sure what Christmas spirit is, but he suspects he doesn't have it. Not even a visit to Santa Claus can put Elliot in the right mood. But when chance blows a...

Tara Knudson

Books & Books at Suniland Shops 11297 South Dixie Highway, Pinecrest

Christmas Cookie Day celebrates the beloved tradition of making Christmas treats and even features a special Christmas cookie recipe for you and your child to create. The bright illustrations by Pauline Siewert and sweet, rhyming text by Tara Knudson are sure to capture the wonder of young readers and parents alike. Perfect for building new memories,...

Very Hungry Caterpillar 50th Anniversary Party @ Ice Cream We Love

Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour

In 2019, every bookworm’s favorite bug is turning 50! Join us on January 12th at our Bal Harbour Shops location for a special gathering in celebration of Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar. Plan to meet the little critter & grab a photo with him as well as enjoy story time, activities & giveaways! Feeling hungry...

Margaret Cardillo @ Ice Cream We Love

Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour

A stunning and inspirational nonfiction picture book about the life and style of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis from Margaret Cardillo and Julia Denos, the team that created Just Being Audrey. Jackie Kennedy was an American icon of style and grace--but there was steel under that style. Her poise under fire, intelligence, and tireless work as First Lady...

Mac Barnett @ ICE CREAM WE LOVE

Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour

It’s Miles and Niles’s final year at Yawnee Valley Science and Letters Academy, and the Terrible Two have one goal: an epic prank. Something big, something brilliant, something that will leave a lasting legacy at their school. Which should be easy-peasy for these experts, especially now that their principal has gone from archnemesis to pranking...

Jane Yolen & Heidi Stemple

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Enchanting stories, lyrical poems, stunning photography, and fascinating science fill the pages of this treasury celebrating the amazing world of birds. This thoughtful and beautifully curated collection of our flying, feathery friends highlights the role birds play in human life from centuries ago to present day. While it’s beautiful, it’s also full of valuable real...

Pixie Dreams

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Once Upon a Wish- A book about endless kind wishes, supports and encourages children's socio-emotional development. Two best friends Moe and Ms. Bee go on a fun adventure and discover a world of kind wishes. From identifying feelings to appreciating those around us, this book shows little ones how to spread kindness through something as genuine...

Brad Meltzer & Chris Eliopoulos

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

  It's Family Day on Aragon! Join us for a special presentation...   Billie Jean King is one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Read about this amazing woman athlete in the seventeenth picture book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits...

Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer

Books & Books Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

  From two extraordinary authors comes a moving, exuberant, laugh-out-loud novel about friendship and family, told entirely in emails and letters. Avery Bloom, who's bookish, intense, and afraid of many things, particularly deep water, lives in New York City. Bett Devlin, who's fearless, outgoing, and loves all animals as well as the ocean, lives in...

Lynne Kelly

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

In the spirit of modern-day classics like Fish in a Tree and Counting by 7s comes the story of a deaf girl's connection to a whale whose song can't be heard by his species, and the journey she takes to help him. From fixing the class computer to repairing old radios, twelve-year-old Iris is a...

David Kelly: Baseball Mysteries!

Books & Books at Suniland Shops 11297 South Dixie Highway, Pinecrest

Batter up! Baseball action and exciting whodunits star in this chapter book series! Next up is Baltimore!Mike and Kate’s next mystery is legendary! The great pitching legend Babe Ruth’s first team was in Baltimore, so the Orioles’ ballpark has one of his gloves on display. While Mike and Kate are eating pancakes with the Orioles’...

Andrea Valfre

Books & Books Suniland Shops 11297 South Dixie Highway, Pinecrest

Dining With Etikat: An Adventure in Awesome Table Manners! is a one of a kind, interactive guide that teaches essential social skills and is loaded with practical tips, trivia and self-guiding visuals. Young readers enjoy learning etiquette with a feisty feline called, Etikat. The journey towards developing savvy children who understand that manners are both relevant and necessary...

Storytime & Craft

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

The Gables Canopy: Celebrating Earth Day!  Children of all ages are invited with their parents to spring into a fun filled celebration of the beautiful trees that make up the Coral Gables Canopy.  We will have fun Earth day crafts for kids and a themed story time. You won’t be “leaf” how much fun you’re...

Readers Guild Book Club

Books & Books at Bal Harbour Shops 9700 Collins Ave, Bal Harbour

READERS GUILD BOOK CLUB Ages 10 & up (5th grade reading level & up) Join the Reader’s Guild Book Club—Calling all Kids Crazy About Books and Literary Enthusiasts who need an Outlet to laugh, learn, listen and debate on the good stuff: the classics, the scientific, the fantasy, the philosophical, and sometimes—the banned! Oh no, did we...

Storytime & Craft

Books & Books in Coral Gables 265 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables

Every Saturday in  Coral Gables at 10:30am & Suniland Shops at 11am Join us every Saturday for story time! Children of all ages are invited with their parents to read a book, browse our shelves and have some literary fun with our crew! See you there!  

Henrique Salas Römer

Books & Books 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables

UNA AVENTURA INTELECTUAL A BORDO DEL TREN DE LA HISTORIA HACIA LOS RETOS DEL PRESENTE Y EL FUTURO Si Galileo fue condenado por sostener que la Tierra gira en torno al Sol, nuestro autor bien podría correr una suerte similar al demostrar que la Historia es un proceso conformado por ciclos que, entrelazados, se extienden...

Kids: Susana Illera Martínez

Books & Books at Suniland Shops 11297 South Dixie Highway, Pinecrest

If we were all the same, the world would be a very boring place. Respect, empathy, and the importance of family support. These three fundamental messages are colorfully conveyed in this story for children and adults of all ages. A small lizard, who seems to have it all, feels nervous about expressing her feelings and...

WIMPY KID RELEASE PARTY

Books & Books at Suniland Shops 11297 South Dixie Highway, Pinecrest

Come party with us to celebrate the launch of DIARY OF A WIMPY KID #14: WRECKING BALL! We're so thrilled to have been selected by Abrams Kids to be one of only 50 locations nationwide who will get to host this wonderful, fun-filled release day event! Expect giveaways and a limited number of books that...

Virtual Author Series: Alexandra Alessandri

On INSTAGRAM LIVE

Books & Books and Miami Book Fair present… An Evening with Alexandra Alessandri discussing Felíz New Year, Ava Gabriela! (Albert Whitman & Company, $16.99) Saturday, October 3, 11 AM ON INSTAGRAM LIVE   Ava Gabriela is visiting her extended family in Colombia for the holidays. She's excited to take part in family traditions such as...